Business Banking Resource Centre
Your Guide to Business
Every business needs a road map to point the way to success - and we can help you create it. We've put together a guide to assist you in planning your business, an important first step in setting your objectives and reaching them.
Why you need a business plan
Whether you are starting a new business or running an established one, a good business plan helps set you on the road to financial success. By mapping out your goals and strategies, you'll get a clearer picture of what your business really needs. In addition, an effective business plan is essential if you want to attract investors.
How to complete your guide
Your Guide to Business Planning is a line-by-line approach to business plan writing that takes you through the process one step at a time. Once complete, you will have a blueprint for your business that communicates your goals and how you can achieve them. Here's how:
- Start by reviewing the contents of the Guide
- Determine what information you will need. Your accountant can help with many of the financial details
- Complete all of the following sections which are applicable to your particular situation:
Review and polish your business plan as you go forward - you should revisit your plan at least once a year.
Come See Us
After completing Your Guide to Business Planning, make an appointment with your Business Banking Officer. Be sure to inform your advisor that you have completed the booklet and, if possible, have it delivered in advance of your meeting. The information in your plan will help your Business Banking Officer understand your goals and help you meet your individual banking needs.
Additional documentation may be required at the time your application is reviewed by a CIBC FirstCaribbean Business Banking Officer. The information in this website; link or hyperlinks to other resources is for general information only; and is not intended to be or constitute specific investment advice, financial advice, accounting advice, legal advice or legal opinion or tax advice for any individual or entity.